Classes Offered

Military Science 101 Intro. to Military Science

This course is a basic introduction to military science. The course will introduce students to the mission and organization of the U.S. Army and provide background in role of an Army officer as a career choice in either the active Army or the National Guard/Reserves. Students will participate in lecture, conference, and activities dealing with military subjects and will have the option of participating in challenging outdoor activities such as whitewater rafting, mountaineering, rifle marksmanship, and rappelling. Texts and labs fees will be provided by the department. There is no mandatory uniform to wear. Students will also learn about available two and three-year scholarships and other financial programs for which they may be eligible. Participation entails no military obligation. Lecture: 1 hour per week

Military Science 111 Leadership Lab

Students will build fundamental characteristics of leadership using a military model and hands-on training in small group leadership. Lab: 2 hours every other week

Military Science 151 Physical Fitness

This course is designed to introduce students to a physical fitness program that is used by the United States Army. Students will learn how to instruct a physical training exercise and will be tested on their ability to complete a two mile run, two minutes of push-ups, and two minutes of sit-ups. Grades will be given for participation not scores. This course is open to all students. Lab: 3 hours per week

Military Science 201 Applied Leadership & Management

MSA-201 is the first of two courses designed to teach applied leadership and management. This course focuses on the application of leadership and management skills to various situations. Emphasis is placed on enhancing leader and communication skills by using a variety of hands-on training. The labs provide practical field training in a variety of outdoor skills (rappelling, rafting, rifle marksmanship, and orienteering) geared toward the application of classroom studies. Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Military Science 211 Leadership Lab

Students will build fundamental characteristics of leadership using a military model and hands-on training in small group leadership. Lab: 2 hours every other week

Military Science 251 Physical Fitness

Students will participate in physical fitness training focused on Army Standard for instruction and testing. Open to all NIC students. Lab: 3 hours per week